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Lay of the Land

One year on from the election of the Abbott government and our local MPs are firmly ensconced in their new jobs. Throsby’s Stephen Jones is now in his second term and rising through the Opposition ranks and is currently Assistant … Continue reading

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A Labored Process

The Labor Party has announced it’s candidate for the seat of Hume will be Yass businessman Michael Pilbrow. He joins four other candidates, including Liberal Angus Taylor, Katter’s Australian Party candidate Bruce Nicholson, Adrian van der Byl for the Christian … Continue reading

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Here’s Tony

Prime Minister Julia Gillard today announced the 2013 election will be held on September 14, nearly nine months away. With the date now set, attention can fully turn to the local seats. The two seats of most interest locally are … Continue reading

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Hume-id

Four candidates for the seat of Hume have so far announced themselves ahead of the expected 2013 Federal election. Labor and the Greens are the notable exceptions. Here’s the field so far: At the head of the pack, Liberal candidate … Continue reading

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Schultz vs the Carbon Price

The Federal Opposition has this week kept its attack on the Government’s carbon price in Parliament, with Hume MP Alby Schultz being drafted in to ask a question about increases in electricity bills for a Canberra Hospital. The Open Australia … Continue reading

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Taylor for Hume

Angus Taylor has been pre-selected as the Liberal candidate in Hume to replace retiring warhorse Alby Schultz. Taylor was Schultz’s preferred candidate, and he has been quoted in the Goulburn Post as saying he only retired because a candidate of … Continue reading

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Pre-Selection Saturday

The Goulburn Post has put together a great candidate’s gallery ahead of the pre-selection for the Federal seat of Hume, which takes place this Saturday. Come Sunday, we should know who has been chosen to follow on from retiring MP … Continue reading

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A Three-Cornered Contest to Find a Schultz Successor?

LONG-SERVING Hume MP Alby Schultz announced recently he would not contest the next election. The news was not really surprising, given his ill-health in recent times. He has often found himself at odds with the party and has regularly had … Continue reading

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